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Sky Rider

(2018)
(The third book in the Spellmonger Cadet series)
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Lady Lenodara of Westwood, called the Hawkmaiden – Dara, to her friends – has had an adventurous life: she tamed a falcon when she was twelve, learned she had magical Talent, discovered that she had a natural aptitude as a beastmaster, won her witchstone at the first Spellmonger’s Trial, became the junior apprentice to Minalan the Spellmonger, Magelord of Sevendor, mastered the ancient magic of the Thoughtful Knife, fought goblins and a dragon, and was made a noble and richly rewarded for her heroics. Now that she’s safe back home in Sevendor, everything should go back to normal . . . right?
But a secret project with the Alka Alon Emissary, Ithalia, leads Dara to new troubles and adventures, as the Hawkmaiden assumes new responsibilities. Lady Ithalia wants to use magic to transform her falcon, Frightful, into a giant, so that she and other giant hawks can defend the Five Duchies against dragons in the air. Each hawk is to be ridden by a Sky Rider to aid the fight – and Dara is to be the first. When Minalan purchases twenty hawks and hires a falconer to aid her efforts, Dara is tasked with building a mews to house them in the Westwood . . . and encounters her most difficult opponent, yet: her father.
Hawkmaiden vs. Master of the Wood, father vs. daughter, Castle Folk vs. Woodfolk, Dara has to choose sides and made compromises in order to see her task completed without bothering the Spellmonger. But fighting a dragon seems simple compared to challenging the Master of the Wood in his own land. With bandits milling around Sevendor and the threat of exposure for the giant falcon project, Dara has to learn new skills and understand an entirely different kind of magic if she’s to become the first Sky Rider!

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Paperback Editions

November 2018 : Paperback
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Title: Sky Rider: A Spellmonger Cadet Novel
Author(s): Terry Mancour, Emily Burch Harris
ISBN: 1-79057-722-5 / 978-1-79057-722-4
Publisher: Independently published
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Audio Editions

November 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Sky Rider: Spellmonger Cadet, Book 3
Author(s): Terry Mancour
Publisher: Podium Audio
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November 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Sky Rider: Spellmonger Cadet, Book 3
Author(s): Terry Mancour
Publisher: Podium Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


November 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Sky Rider: Spellmonger Cadet, Book 3
Author(s): Terry Mancour
Publisher: Podium Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


November 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Sky Rider: Spellmonger Cadet, Book 3
Author(s): Terry Mancour
Publisher: Podium Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

November 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Sky Rider: A Spellmonger Cadet Novel
Author(s): Terry Mancour, Emily Burch Harris
Publisher:
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU